Birchington, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Birchington and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Birchington, Epple Bay And Minnis Bay

Birchington with two bays and a village atmosphere 'in town'. A rail station with the most wonderful ice cream parlour opposite - wicker chairs on those old fashioned curved steel bases and circular ...Read full memory

Birchington In The 50s !

Many happy memories of Birchington - my sister (born 1933) often used to take me to the Ice Cream Parlour which until about 5 years ago still had the rattan chairs and tables and distinctive smell of vanilla. Most ...Read full memory

Annual Holidays

We use to stay at my Aunts in King Edward Road Birchington. My Dad lived in Dunstan Ave Westgate as a boy. Most of the family were in the local brass band and so it was our duty to go and listen on a Sunday afternoon. We had ...Read full memory